Highlights

90'
+ 5

HAMBURG STAY TOP

Five wins in a row for Hamburg to open up a three-point lead at the top of the table. Hannover's six-match unbeaten run is over.
Full-time
90'
+ 5

Substitution

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Jonas David
Jonas David
sub
Bakery Jatta
Bakery Jatta
90'
+ 3

WE HAVE A WINNER!

Königsdörffer runs through on goal, brushes off the back-tracking shirts and finishes with aplomb. What determination - what a goal! Hamburg are going to win it!
90'
+ 2

Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer

GOAL!

1 : 2
Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer
Goal probability
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Goal probability
Goal probability determines the likelihood that the ball will land in the goal from every position on the pitch. The value is based on large amounts of data from previous years; factors such as shot angle, distance to goal and opponent pressure - as well as mathematical models.
41 %
90'

Yellow card

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Derrick Köhn
Derrick Köhn
90'

Speed check: The fastest player in the game after 90 minutes

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Speed check: The fastest player in the game after 90 minutes
Through high-end camera technology and machine learning, the speed of each player is evaluated in real time. Top speed then means, the fastest measured single frame of a player/game.
1.
Bakery Jatta
Bakery Jatta 33.32km/h
2.
Fabian Kunze
Fabian Kunze 32.86km/h
3.
Derrick Arthur Köhn
Derrick Arthur Köhn 32.45km/h
88'

Substitution

sub
Max Besuschkow
Max Besuschkow
sub
Fabian Kunze
Fabian Kunze
79'

Pressure Handling

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Pressure Handling
This Match Fact examines how successfully players perform under pressure. The percentage of "solved situations" indicates how often a player has freed himself from opponent pressure by dribbling, passing, scoring a goal or drawing a foul.
80%
%
László Bénes
13 times under pressure
László Bénes
76'

Substitution

sub
Anssi Suhonen
Anssi Suhonen
sub
László Bénes
László Bénes
71'

Yellow card

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Sebastian Schonlau
Sebastian Schonlau
70'

FRESH LEGS

Kittel put in a decent shift, but clear-cut chances have been at a premium. Königsdörffer is on for the Red Shorts. Weydandt - more of a target man - also enters the fray for Hannover.
70'

Substitution

sub
Hendrik Weydandt
Hendrik Weydandt
sub
Nicolò Tresoldi
Nicolò Tresoldi
70'

Substitution

sub
Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer
Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer
sub
Sonny Kittel
Sonny Kittel
65'

DENIED!

Kittel wriggles free in the Hannover area. He's on the run as he connects with the bouncing ball - it takes a deflection, and Zieler does well to block with his knees at the near post.
63'

Yellow card

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Fabian Kunze
Fabian Kunze
58'

OVER!

Jatta shows great control as he receives a long ball out to the right. The cross finds Benes, who sends a looping header over.
56'

HAMBURG IN CHARGE

Possession (%)
3169
53'

CHANGE

Hannover have created very little since the restart. Teuchert's been feeding on scraps. Can Kerk unpick the HSV lock?
53'

Substitution

sub
Sebastian Kerk
Sebastian Kerk
sub
Cedric Teuchert
Cedric Teuchert
46'

ON WE GO

We're under way again in Hanover!
Kick-off!
45'
+ 4

HALF-TIME: HANNOVER 1-1 HAMBURG

Great entertainment at the HDI-Arena. Hamburg fell behind to an early Muroya goal, but hit back in the 15th minute through a Börner own goal. Since then, they've carried the greater threat.
Half-time
45'
+ 3

Yellow card

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Sonny Kittel
Sonny Kittel
45'
+ 2

HANDBAGS

Kittel shoves Nielsen following a challenge he wasn't involved in. Silly, but deserved booking.
44'

GOAL IN PADERBORN!

Darmstadt now lead 2-1. As things stand, they're up to second - a point behind HSV.
41'

HAMBURG ASKING QUESTIONS

Glatzel gets the ball back in the Hannover box after initially failing to direct a Kittel cross on goal. He shifts into a shooting position and has Zieler at full stretch with a low shot bound for the bottom corner. From the resultant corner, Muheim smashes a fierce effort wide from the edge of the D. The Hamburg defender had time to pick his spot - he's kicking himself for not hitting the target.
38'

OVER!

Hamburg open the Hannover defence with a diagonal ball from left to right. Jatta collects down by the byline, but his cross is headed clear. Meffert sends the loose ball over with a shot from range.
34'

FIERY

Moments after Vuskovic escapes with a talking to for a tangle with Teuchert, Börner thunders into Jatta. Players have been sent off for that kind of challenge, but he gets away with a caution.
34'

Yellow card

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Julian Börner
Julian Börner
30'

Speed check: The fastest player in the game after 30 minutes

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Speed check: The fastest player in the game after 30 minutes
Through high-end camera technology and machine learning, the speed of each player is evaluated in real time. Top speed then means, the fastest measured single frame of a player/game.
1.
Bakery Jatta
Bakery Jatta 33.32km/h
2.
Fabian Kunze
Fabian Kunze 32.86km/h
3.
Derrick Arthur Köhn
Derrick Arthur Köhn 32.45km/h
29'

WORTH A POP!

Nothing from a Hannover attacking perspective, but HSV almost punish the hosts on the counter. There are four blue shirts in the box as the ball's cut back to Meffert, whose 20-yard strike forces Zieler into a routine diving save.
29'

MUROYA THREAT

The Japan international skips into the Hamburg box, before drilling a shot in at Heuer Fernandes' near post. The goalkeeper can only shovel it behind, but the ensuing corner comes to nothing.
28'

CAUTION

Benes goes into the book for a foul on Tresoldi. That's two HSV players on yellow cards now...
28'

Yellow card

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László Bénes
László Bénes
24'

KING KÖHN

Fastest runner (km/h)
32.45
30.96
Derrick Köhn Bakery Jatta
24'

Duels won
4
4
Derrick Köhn Miro Muheim
21'

HALF CHANCE!

HSV are causing Hannover problems with Heyer and Jatta on the right. Another inviting cross comes over - Kittel tries to guide it back across goal, but Glatzel can't get there.
18'

MISTAKES THE DIFFERENCE SO FAR

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xGoals
The xGoals value of a club is calculated from the sum of all goal probabilities (goals and shots on goal) of that team. During a match, it’s easy to see whether the club is performing better than expected (goals > xGoals) - or maybe even higher (xGoals > goals).
xGoals
1
0.22
0.41
1
Goals
18'

Goal attempts
0 off target
1 on target
1 off target
2 on target
17'

OVER IN PADERBORN...

... Darmstadt have equalised through Braydon Manu. There must be something in the air...
15'

ALL SQUARE!

Hamburg hit back at the HDI-Arena. Heyer asks the question with a teasing low cross from the right. Börner knows he has has Glatzel behind him, but only succeeds in poking the ball past his own goalkeeper in his attempt to steer the ball to safety.
15'

Julian Börner

OWN GOAL!

1 : 1
Julian Börner
13'

CHANCE!

Kittel pounces on a mistake in the Hannover defence. He drives into the box, before stinging the palms of Zieler.
11'

YELLOW PERIL

Vuskovic picks up the game's first booking after going into the back of Teuchert. That could hamstring him in the one-on-ones for the remainder. HSV look rattled.
11'

Yellow card

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Mario Vušković
Mario Vušković
8'

MAN DOWN

Kunze's on the deck receiving treatment after an aerial clash with Benes. He looks dazed to say the least.
4'

WHAT A START!

Hannover are gifted the opening goal. Muheim slips as he receives a pass from Heuer Fernandes. Muroya is on it in a flash, bursting into the box before squeezing a finish beyond the back-tracking keeper.
4'

Sei Muroya

GOAL!

1 : 0
Sei Muroya
Goal probability
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Goal probability
Goal probability determines the likelihood that the ball will land in the goal from every position on the pitch. The value is based on large amounts of data from previous years; factors such as shot angle, distance to goal and opponent pressure - as well as mathematical models.
22 %
1'

ELSEWHERE

There's another huge game going on in Paderborn. They're up against Darmstadt in a match between second and third. We'll keep you posted on that one.
1'

KICK-OFF!

The ball's rolling, with Hannover in red and HSV in their change blue strip.
Kick-off!

FULL HOUSE

A total of 49,200 fans are in attendance at the HDI-Arena. Incredible to think it's a second tier game!

THE FORM TEAM

Hannover have won five of their last six, and are unbeaten at home this season (W2, D2). They're currently just two points outside the automatic promotion places.

BUNDESLIGA MEMORIES, BUNDESLIGA GOALS

HSV were relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time in 2017/18. Hannover finished 13th in the top tier that season, before falling through the trap door a year later.

MORE ON THOSE TEAMS

Nico Tresoldi and Enzo Leopold start for the Reds, with Max Besuschkow and Louis Schaub dropping to the bench. As for the Red Shorts - confusing, ey? - Miro Muheim is preferred to Tim Leibold at left-back, while Sonny Kittel replaces the injured Jean-Luc Dompe in attack.

HANNOVER STARTING LINE-UP

Zieler (c) - Neumann, Börner, Kranjnc - Muroya, Köhn, Leopold, Kunze, Tresoldi - Nielsen, Teuchert

HANNOVER SUBS

Weinkauf, Arrey-Mbi, Dehm, Besuschkow, Foti, Kerk, Schaub, Stolze, Weydandt

HSV STARTING LINE-UP

Heuer Fernandes – Heyer, Vuskovic, Schonlau (c), Muheim – Meffert, Reis, Benes – Jatta, Glatzel, Kittel

HSV SUBS

Raab, David, Leibold, Mikelbrencis, Amaechi, Bilbija, Krahn, Suhonen, Königsdörffer
1:59
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WATCH: HANNOVER PREVAIL IN SANDHAUSEN

In-form Hannover won a five-goal thriller at Sandhausen prior to the September international break.
1:05
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WATCH: HOW HSV SAW OFF FORTUNA LAST TIME OUT

Prior to the international break, HSV claimed a 2-0 win over Fortuna Düsseldorf, with a Robert Glatzel strike and a late Bakery Jatta goal sealing the points for Tim Walter's impressive outfit.

HAMBURG LATEST

As for the visitors, Jean-Luc Dompe is absent with an ankle injury, but Sonny Kittel and Ransford-Yeboah Königsdörffer should return from injury. Robert Glatzel will lead the line, looking to add to his joint league-leading six goals.

HANNOVER LATEST

Havard Nielsen's decision to follow head coach Stefan Leitl to the club from relegated Greuther Fürth is shaping up to be a good one, with the Norwegian hitting a club best five so far in 2022/23. Leitl must decide who out of Louis Schaub, Hoffenheim loanee Maximilian Beier and Cedric Teuchert partner Nielsen in attack. Sebastian Ernst and Tim Walbrecht miss out through injury.

IS THIS HSV'S YEAR?

Hamburg have made a flying start to the campaign, picking up seven wins from nine games thus far to open up a two-point gap at the top. It's got HSV fans thinking this could be the year they finally return to the top-flight but, such is life in the hotly-contested world of Bundesliga 2, defeat to Hannover could see them drop third by the end of the weekend.

WELCOME!

A very warm welcome to our live coverage of Hannover vs. Hamburg, that gets a busy weekend of German football back underway following the international break. Kick-off will take place at (6.30pm CEST), with team news dropping approximately an hour prior to that so set those alarms now!